Dismayed by President Trump’s Charlottesville comments, the White House struggles to move forward

Some of Trump’s most ardent supporters worry his impromptu comments on the violence in Charlottesville will imperil the fate of his policy agenda. Share The White House communications office is urging the GOP to stick to the talking points they crafted saying President Trump is ‘entirely correct’ on Charlottesville. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more. Buzz60 PresidentRead More

Google Home gets free phone calls in the US and Canada

US and Canada get free calls, plus lots of Project Fi/Google Voice integration, too. Further Reading Google Home can now tell users apart just by their voice Google Home users can call businesses listed in Google Maps or people in Google Contacts with a simple “OK Google, call [whoever].” It also combines Google Contact’s relationship knowledgeRead More

Africa-Israel summit ‘justifies colonialism, apartheid’

The forthcoming summit is likely to increase Israel’s influence in the UN and the African continent, Palestinians say. A group of Palestinian activists, academics, and civil society organisations have launched a campaign to deter African nations from partaking in the upcoming Africa-Israel summit, slated to take place in Togo in October. Several African countries, includingRead More

We can program robots not to get all up in our personal space

Predictive programming lets robots navigate tight hallways or wait at doorways without jostling passers-by or bumping into obstacles in their way Limited VIP tickets remaining – Book now FOR robots to coexist amicably with us, they need to learn about personal space. A software upgrade could help droids navigate crowded places like malls without jostlingRead More

KSK-Eliteeinheit: Hitlergruß und fliegende Schweineköpfe

Gegen Soldaten der Eliteeinheit KSK wird ermittelt: Sie sollen während einer Party den Hitlergruß gezeigt und Rechtsrock gehört haben. Es kam auch zu bizarren Spielen. Die Bundeswehr ermittelt intern wegen angeblicher rechtsradikaler Vorfälle bei ihrer Eliteeinheit Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK). Während einer Abschiedsfeier für einen KSK-Kompaniechef im April 2017 sollen Soldaten den Hitlergruß gezeigt sowie RechtsrockRead More